Commenting Terms & Policies

The primary goal of this comments section is to freely and respectfully exchange thoughts and ideas, and to share and discuss sailing and boat building.

The comments section is opened to all registered users and subscribers of PhillipsBoatworks.

We highly abide by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and respect everyone’s right to free speech regardless of viewpoint. Please keep comments respectful and free from offensive language and personal attacks.

Be on your best behavior and treat others as you’d like to be treated.

Be mindful that not everyone will share the same opinions as you. Please engage in a way that is befitting a professional setting.

Please note that we reserve the right to suspend or ban any user without prior warning.

Our moderation team consists of only a handful of people, and we are not immediately made aware if someone violates any of the rules. If you see someone violating our commenting regulations, please kindly bring it to our attention by emailing Please provide us with the user’s name, URL of the article, and any details of the offensive comment.

To improve your experience on our website, you have the option to hide any comments that you do not wish to see.


You have the right to not disclose any personal and/or contact information to any user on the comments section.

Rules and Regulations:

Offensive language and profanity are prohibited.

Please do not post comments that are abusive, defamatory, disrespectful, illegal, offensive, or disparaging against individuals or a group of individuals on the basis of disability, ethnicity, gender, nationality, race, or religion.

Please do not post comments that harass or threaten another person, threaten or promote violence, or invade another person’s privacy or proprietary rights, including stalking or posting identifiable information of any individual or organization, also known as doxxing.

Please do not post comments consisting of pornographic or sexually suggestive content, gore, or graphic abuse.

Please do not post spam or self-promotional material. This includes material and links to your own websites, blog posts, contests, businesses, or commercial ventures. Posting of such comments could lead to the user being suspended or banned.

Please try to keep comments related to the main topic of the article and avoid shifting the discussion from the original focus into something completely unrelated.